Twitter Explodes on News of Bakkt Launch Delay

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It is no longer news that the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) will delay the launch of its crypto futures trading platform, Bakkt. Indeed, this news broke just a month before the much-anticipated launch in December. However, the firm has announced a new launch date of January 14th, 2019. However, this didn’t go down well with many … Continue reading “Twitter Explodes on News of Bakkt Launch Delay”

Binance Labs Invests in OTC Trading Desk, Koi

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Binance, the world’s largest exchange, has announced they’ve invested $3 million in over-the-counter (OTC) trading platform, Koi.  They’re eager to bolster Koi to help meet their own goals of broadening investment opportunities in the crypto market. San Francisco-based Koi Trading is an OTC desk geared mainly towards institutional investors and wealthy individuals.  Binance seems to … Continue reading “Binance Labs Invests in OTC Trading Desk, Koi”

Cryptocurrency ETFs: What are they and what do they do?

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Chances are that you have heard about ETFs if you are into cryptocurrencies. They have been in the news recently for their activities in seeking regulatory approval. ETF stands for Exchange Traded Funds. Cryptocurrency ETFs are digital coin exchanges on which cryptocurrency trade occurs. They are based on blockchain technology but the idea is similar … Continue reading “Cryptocurrency ETFs: What are they and what do they do?”

DOJ and CFTC Investigate Tether and Bitfinex

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Last May, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) opened a general investigation into price manipulation. Bloomberg reported on Tuesday that they appear to be investigating Bitfinex and Tether (USDT) specifically. This isn’t the first such investigation into Bitfinex and Tether Ltd The CFTC subpoenaed both in December of 2017. There … Continue reading “DOJ and CFTC Investigate Tether and Bitfinex”

Cryptocurrency Investors Hopeful as Bakkt Launch Nears

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The launch of crypto’s first physically-backed futures exchange Bakkt, approaches. As a bearish year comes to a close, many investors are hopeful that this big news will turn things around.  The platform already attracted various big names, and it is aiming to open the doors for commerce. Bakkt is the project of the Intercontinental Exchange … Continue reading “Cryptocurrency Investors Hopeful as Bakkt Launch Nears”

US SEC Cracks Down on Two More Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)

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The SEC wrapped up settlements with two ICOs on Friday and published their orders. The ICOs were Airfox and Paragon. Together, they raised over $10 million from a few thousand investors. Following the settlement, they’ll both have to pay a penalty of $250,000 and refund investors’ money. They must also register as securities and report … Continue reading “US SEC Cracks Down on Two More Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs)”

The Key Reasons Why Cryptocurrencies are Falling Again

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For some months now, the price of BTC steadied around the mid-$6,000 USD mark. As a result, expectations were high that a market rally was near. Sadly, they were so wrong. The truth is, BTC keeps falling, spurring massive sell-offs of digital assets. To add insult to injury, BTC has plummeted by 12% over the … Continue reading “The Key Reasons Why Cryptocurrencies are Falling Again”

The Top Cryptocurrency Trends to Watch in 2018 and Beyond

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For countless crypto investors around the world, 2017 will always be a memorable year for its massive frenzy. However, these investors cannot say the same for 2018 as it winds down. In fact, 2018 came with wild fluctuating trends coupled with the unthinkable bearish market. For scores of crypto investors out there, 2018 has been … Continue reading “The Top Cryptocurrency Trends to Watch in 2018 and Beyond”

Wallet Options – A Guide to Keeping your Crypto Safe

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So you’re dipping your feet into cryptocurrency and you’ve made some of your first transactions. You’re going to need a way to store your assets, or technically speaking, your “private keys” or access to these assets. And while there are an array of options, getting started can actually be very straightforward once you have a … Continue reading “Wallet Options – A Guide to Keeping your Crypto Safe”

Coinbase Speculation: Three Coins that Could List

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Last spring, Coinbase began efforts to rapidly expand its services, reviewing five new coins for listing. The buzz is they may be adding even hundreds of new coins into the next year. We all know that 0x (ZRX) and Basic Attention Token (BAT) are already available. But now could also be a great time to … Continue reading “Coinbase Speculation: Three Coins that Could List”